Martha Marchman Channell

Born: Mon., Oct. 25, 1937
Died: Sun., Jul. 7, 2013

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Martha Lee Marchman "Mot" Channell, age 75, of Greensboro, GA died Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Greene Point Health & Rehab in Union Point. A lifelong resident of Greene County she was born October 25, 1937 in Veazey, the daughter of the late George Thomas Marchman and Vera Jackson Marchman. She attended school in Siloam and Greensboro High School. On September 19, 1954, she married Thomas Judson "Tom" Channell. During her career, she worked for Hunter''s Drugstore and Chandler''s Drugstore, which later became E & E Drugs. She was a member of the Walker United Methodist Church. She enjoyed being with family and friends. Her favorite pastimes were cooking, housekeeping and working in the yard.

In addition to her husband, Tom Channell of Greensboro, GA she is survived by a sister, Shirley M. Byce and her husband Murrell of Greensboro, GA; a brother, George M. Marchman and his wife Terry of Hope Mills, NC; two nephews, Wesley Byce of Newnan, GA and Brian Marchman and his wife Cindi and their daughter Alexandria of Charleston, SC; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Siloam Cemetery, Church Street, Siloam, GA with Rev. David Jordan officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at McCommons Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers are Dr. William H. Rhodes, Jr., Wesley Byce, Brian Marchman, Ray Channell, Jr., Clint Davis, Danny Ray, Josh Davis, Cody Davis and Thomas Edwards. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Carolyn Taylor
   Posted Sun July 07, 2013
Shirley, I am so sorry to read of Martha's death. You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Carolyn

Elaine & Terry Cantrell
   Posted Sun July 07, 2013
I have many sweet and funny memories of Mot. She was a true southern lady and I was proud to call her my friend. Tom, you and family are in our thoughts and prayers. Elaine & Terry

Thomas Edwards
   Posted Sun July 07, 2013

   Posted Sun July 07, 2013
Dear Mr. Tom (and Ms. Shirley Bice), I was so saddened to hear of the loss of Ms. Martha or "Mot" (as my mama; Margaret Lindsey,always called her.) She was one of the sweetest ladies I have known. I am praying for you both during this sad time. May the good Lord send you comfort and peace. In deepest sympathy, Carlene Lindsey Noggle & family

Tammy Byce
   Posted Sun July 07, 2013
I was so sorry to hear about your loss. Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. Tammy, Amanda, Charles and Kristi.

   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
Mr. Tom Ricky and I are thinking of you and the family during this difficult time. Sherri & Ricky

Smith Oliver
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
I'm very sorry to learn of Martha Lee's death. I recall her and entire family very well. God Bless the Family and may She 'Rest in Peace' with our maker.

Ann Wilson
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
I am sorry for the loss of your loved one.

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
Tom and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days and weeks to come. Emmett and Shirley

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
Thinking of you. God Bless all of you at this time. Love, Betty Jo

William Poole
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
Tom, Shirley and Murrel. My sincere condolences.

Marlene Moody Buck
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. She was a sweet lady. Prayers for you & your family at this time. Marlene & Jerry Buck

Shirley Ashley
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
Tom and Family I am so sorry to hear about Martha she will greatly be missed keeping you all in my prayers

Robert and Annette Dowdy
   Posted Mon July 08, 2013
We were so sorry to hear of "Mot's" death. She was a lovely, sweet and thoughtful person. She was one of Veazey's special gifts the world. Love and Prayers for you all.

Meg Marshall
   Posted Tue July 09, 2013
Sam and I were so sorry to hear about Ms. Martha Lee. She was the sweetest lady and we always enjoyed seeing her. We know she will be missed dearly. You are in our prayers.

Dene Channell
   Posted Wed July 10, 2013
Tom I am sorry for your loss. Dene

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Wed July 10, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time and in the days ahead.

Patt Channell
   Posted Sun July 14, 2013
Dear Tom and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, Martha was a very precious person and she will be greatly missed. God Bless Y'all, Patt